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What is the correct expression in order to say: "you do different activities in the classroom"
Is the verb to do correct here?
What verb do I use with the noun activity?

The sentence I need is a question for a questionnaire.
Here it is:

"What kind of activities do you do in the classroom as a teacher of writing?"

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    It's OK to use "do". You can also use "carry out", but it's a bit formal. – Khan Dec 28 '14 at 18:10
  • @Khan; the sentence i nees is a question for a questionnaire. Here it is: "what kind of activities do you do in the classroom as a teacher of writing?" – Hanaa Dec 28 '14 at 18:13
  • Is it correct and academic? – Hanaa Dec 28 '14 at 18:13
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    @Hanaa It's very much correct, but in an academic setting I would go with "carry out" or ask "What kinds of activities do you plan for your students as a teacher of writing?" Hopefully the teacher does more than one type of activity, so kind should be plural. – Jason Patterson Dec 28 '14 at 19:23
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'To do' could be used, but consider using a verb more specific to a teacher "doing" activities in a classroom. For example, I would use 'perform', 'administer' or 'assign'.

"What kind of activities do you assign in the classroom as a teacher of writing?"

One technique for writing materials that clearly communicate what you want to say is to use "precise verbs.", http://professionalwritingservices.net/preciseverbs.html

  • Thank you so much @nicko66. Yes precise verbs and concise ideas are important. – Hanaa Dec 29 '14 at 20:18

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